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: joining us now from westchester, ohio, house republican leader john boehner. mr. boehner, if the republicans do take the house, you in all probability will be the new speaker. the president is already trying to make you the face of the republican party. he mentioned you by name eight times the other day in a speech in your home state. here's what he said. >> there were no new policies from mr. boehner. there were no new ideas. there was just the same philosophy that we had already tried during the decade that they were in power; the same philosophy that led to this mess in the first place. cut more taxes for millionaires. and cut more rules for corporations. >> schieffer: what about that? >> well, listen, you know, the president says we have no new ideas. we've offer him new ideas for the last 20 months. and speaking of new, i wonder what's new about more stimulus spending, more taxes and more uncertainty for american small businesses. that's what the president is proposing. what's new about that? if the president wants to get serious and wants to do something new, why do
't talk about is the support for continuing research and development. that's where u.s. competitiveness lies in high technology industries. we know that the r&d tax credit is an important credit that does affect how much r&d spending business done. business accounts for something like two-thirds of all r&d spending in the united states. so this is important. i don't think this is something that has an immediate... as immediate a job impact as say movement on the current tax credits for the unemployed or extending payroll tax holiday of some sort. but i think it's very important in terms of job creation over the longer term. so if we're thinking about growth and long-term good jobs, research is important. >> smith: mark zandi, will either of these things or both of them together be satisfactory to the business community which feels very uncomfortable it seems to me with the white house right now? >> well, i think the business community is on board for the r&d tax credits. that's been in place since 1981. that's easy. the president has to figure out how to pay for it though. he's going to
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